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   Gov't watchdogs under attack from bosses

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12/27/2006 5:00 pm

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Yahoo News

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Entered 12/28/2006, Updated 12/28/2006

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WASHINGTON - The inspectors general entrusted to unearth waste, fraud and abuse in federal agencies are increasingly under attack, as top government officials they scrutinize try to erode the watchdogs' independence and authority. During 2006, several inspectors general felt the wrath of government bosses or their supporters in Congress after investigations cited agencies for poor performance, excessive spending or wasted money. For instance:


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